Richard Cordray Quotes
Sometimes you look at the critics and say, 'Nobody else was telling me that, but you were.'
My job is to take the law as it's given to me and enforce it and implement it faithfully.
I know from my own experience that lawsuits can be a very slow, wasteful, and needlessly acrimonious way to resolve a problem.
We're trying to improve the consumer financial marketplace one American at a time.
What I've learned over the years... judges are conscientious... not like lawyers, who give opinions.
In consumer protection, you can say it hurts business; that is, it makes them comply with the law, which is actually what we want them to do, but it helps consumers.
As governor, I'll reverse cuts to the Local Government Fund and will work cooperatively with communities across the state to combat the challenges they face.
As Ohio Solicitor General and in pro bono private practice, I defended Ohio's hate crimes law. This included a brief in the Wisconsin v. Mitchell case where the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Wisconsin's hate crime law that included sexual orientation. Ohio's should include it as well, and we support it.
Our young people should not be put at risk and subject to unscientific and harmful actions such as 'conversion therapy.'
We pursued many actions against foreclosure rescue scammers who were reaching into the pockets of desperate people in an effort to steal what little remained as they sought to keep their homes.
Too often, borrowers who need quick cash end up trapped in loans they can't afford.
Our job, which Congress gave us, was to protect consumers. That work needs to be done in our communities for people regardless of what happens with elections, regardless of what happens with particular people and particular offices, and that is something that I have tried to stress at my agency.
Having practical proposals that improve people's economic lives is where it's all about in Ohio, and that's what we're focused on.
I don't think I'm at all boring. And my children don't think I'm boring. I don't think Wall Street thought I was boring, either, when I went after them.
Reasonable regulations are essential to protect consumers from harmful practices and ensure that consumer financial markets operate in a fair, transparent, competitive manner.
We're running in a primary election. What do you do? You go out and seek support. When you're getting support, that's good. When you're not getting support, that's bad.
It's easier at times to pick at what someone else does.
In Ohio, we must put fairness to people and their families first, ahead of powerful special interests.
As governor, I would gladly sign legislation to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity/expression. Other states have led on these issues, and I firmly believe that Ohio must provide an inclusive, welcoming, and tolerant environment that is free of harassment and discrimination for everyone.
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